Spirit Walker (#2 Chronicles of Ancient Darkness)

Author(s): Michelle Paver

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"Fast-paced and exciting adventure that will enthrall every reader." --Erin Hunter, author of the New York Times bestselling Warriors series The second thrilling book in Michelle Paver's bestselling fantasy series is a must-have for fans of Brandon Mull and Jeanne DuPrau. As the Moon of No Dark looms over the land, the clans fall prey to a horrifying sickness. Fear stalks the Forest. No one knows the cause--and only Torak can find the cure. His quest takes him across the sea to the mysterious islands of the Seal Clan, where Torak will battle an unseen menace and uncover a betrayal that will change his life--forever. Crackling with suspense and ominous magic on every page. "Torak's bravery against insurmountable dangers makes him an engaging and memorable hero" --VOYA


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'the sort of book you dream of reading ... ' TIMES '... the story grips you like a wolf's jaws and won't let go ... taut, elegant prose. Children, who are often very close to these animist beliefs, will find this imagined world as thrilling as Tolkien's or Pullman's ... The climax is superb. With Wolf fighting demons by Torak's side for another four books, wolves have never looked more like a boy's best friend.' Amanda Craig, TIMES Second brilliant instalment in the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series, contains first chapter of book three, Soul-Eater. WOLF BROTHER & SPIRIT WALKER have sold over 300,000 copies since publication. Huge media and publicity coverage including Richard and Judy and Blue Peter TV appearances. Rights in series sold in 34 languages. Film rights optioned to Ridley Scott's production company, Scott Free, with 20th Century Fox.

'This is easily the greatest book I've ever read. Wolf Brother, the first book in the series, was just brill and I coiuldn't see this book being any better but it was, I couldn't believe it! I read it in two days I was so addicted. The adventure is brilliant and the run of events that happen throughout are breathtaking. I can't wait til the next book Soul Eater is out!' -- Sam Norton, aged 11 NOTTINGHAM EVENING POST

Michelle Paver was born in central Africa, but came to England as a child. After gaining a degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University, she became a partner in a City law firm, but eventually gave that up to write full-time.

General Fields

  • : 9781842551134
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orion Children's Books
  • : 0.3
  • : May 2006
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 22mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2006
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michelle Paver
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : Fic
  • : 288
  • : Fantasy & magical realism